Orange County Travel GuideOrange County, N.Y.  – Get your hands on the latest Orange County, NY Travel Guide – your premier source for the most up-to-date information on the area's one-of-a-kind attractions that continue to captivate tourists from all corners of the globe.

Just 50 miles north of New York City in the heart of the Hudson River Valley, Orange County, N.Y., offers a bounty of experiences, excitement and rejuvenation for everyone – outdoor activities, rich history, arts, craft beverage and culinary scenes, renowned attractions, hidden secrets and shopping from major brand outlets to handcrafted, one-of-a-kind finds. This includes 30 craft beverage locations, 10 performing arts centers, 14 golf courses, 15 historic sites, 19 art galleries and even 11 great places to play the wildly popular game of pickleball.

The glossy Travel Guide celebrates it all in 60 pages of eye-catching photos, visitor-friendly lists, suggested itineraries, fun facts, action steps and more. Download the Travel Guide or order a copy for delivery at

“It takes a great Travel Guide to capture the wonder of our amazing county, and this is it,” said Amanda Dana, Director of Orange County Tourism & Film. “The Travel Guide – which is free – informs readers about the popular, widely-known destinations and local favorites in Orange County, N.Y. It’s a treasure trove for guests and a fantastic resource for residents to rediscover their favorite hot spots and local secrets. They also can embrace gems they never knew were so close to home.”

The Travel Guide showcases Top 10 locations, including the United States Military Academy at West Point and Storm King Art Center, featuring 500 acres of outdoor sculptures amid the backdrop of the region’s majestic scenery. Orange County’s local secrets include the two drive-in movie theaters offering nostalgic evenings available only in 300 or so remaining locations throughout the country.

Need suggestions? The Travel Guide also includes curated itineraries and trip ideas. Plus, a charmingly illustrated double-page map shows the attractions and other recreational locations.

The Travel Guide’s “news you can use” on dining and locally produced Orange County products includes a look at Finding Home Farms in Middletown, N.Y., whose gift set of pancake mix and maple syrup made in the farm’s sugar house earned a spot on Oprah Winfrey’s “Favorite Things” list. Experience the buttery, sweet aroma of the syrup with a scratch-and-sniff centerfold.

The Travel Guide also can help you find:

  • Shopping destinations from the world-famous brands at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets to vintage treasures in antique shops.
  • An array of eateries from casual to fine dining that make the county a foodie’s paradise.
  • Activities such as horseback riding, bicycling, bird watching, sightseeing, fishing, ice skating, motorcycling, skiing, snowboarding, watercraft rentals and more.
  • Craft beverage locations where you can discover your new favorite beers, wines, hard ciders and spirits in tap rooms and yards, where regulars and newcomers gather for trivia nights and live music.
  • Marinas and boat launches.

“Whether it’s kayaking, hiking, shopping, family adventuring, enjoying craft beverages or farm-to-table dining – or all of the above – Orange County’s Travel Guide can show you where to find it,” Dana said. “With so much to do, it makes sense to stay for a weekend or longer. The guide includes a section on our lovely bed and breakfasts, hotels, motels, cabins, camping grounds and conference facilities. Look through the pages on lodging and you’ll see that, whether you’re coming as a couple, a family or a company on a business retreat, Orange County, N.Y., has the perfect accommodations.”

About Orange County Tourism & Film

Orange County Tourism & Film, based in Goshen, N.Y., is the county’s tourism and film production headquarters and a participant in the I LOVE NY program. A comprehensive listing of area attractions, lodging, events and film resources can be found at


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J.P. McGuirk

Focus Media, Inc.